Cassie Clark: Outlaw
May 3, 2022
Cassie Cark: Outlaw by Brian Falkner is an action-packed, thrilling book about a young girl on the road to finding her father.
Written from the perspective of Cassie Clark, the story begins in the hospital where she has just recovered from a hit and run. She hears on the news that her father has mysteriously disappeared, supposedly with a news reporter, and is shocked. She does not believe this – she cannot believe this.
Cassie, an eighteen year old girl, is really smart and prides herself on solving problems and reading people. Read more
The Rarkyn’s Familiar
The Parliament House
April 26, 2022
The Rarkyn’s Familiar by Nikky Lee is a riveting tale about a girl and creature that must travel through the Empire to break their bond. Told from multiple perspectives, this novel allows us to really experience and understand the world Lee had created. The Parliament House published this book in 2022 and it takes us on a journey through the Illredan Empire, following a human girl, Lyss and Skaar, an aetherling creature from the Otherworld. Together they must make it across the country to save themselves from the monsters looming on the horizon, all the while being chased by a powerful mancer and The Order. Read more
The Uprising: The Mapmakers in Cruxcia
April 20, 2022
‘It was good to do nothing but watch the world drift by below them…
They passed over a toy village clustered around toy trees, and they waved to tiny toy figures who ran out and waved back…’
The Uprising is Eirlys Hunter’s eighth children’s novel, and the sequel to The Mapmakers’ Race. It’s about the Santander family (Joe, Francie, Humphrey, Sal, their Ma and a parrot called Carrot) on their journey to find the children’s father.
Clues lead them to Cruxia, a small town facing the wrath of the Grania Trading Company and the not so excellent governor Mundle. Read more